31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Best Tips for When to Add Rice & Pasta

When to Add Rice and Pasta to the Slow Cooker

Making some meat or chicken with a sauce in the slow cooker can make for a wonderful meal. But cooking the rice or pasta “on the side” is not always necessary. With many recipes, you can add the rice or pasta right in and let it cook during the last bit of cooking. However, adding rice or pasta in at the beginning with the meat means you are going to have a mushy mess at the … [Read more...]

Save on Pasta & Pasta Sauce + Top 10 Pasta Recipes

Top 10 Pasta Recipes

Save on Pasta Sauce & Whole Grain Pasta with these Barilla printable coupons: Use Favado to find the best prices for Barilla in your local area! And, check out my top 10 favorite pasta recipes: Top 10 Pasta Recipes: Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Noodles Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Not-Quite CopyCat Penne Rustica from Macaroni Grill Easy Fancy … [Read more...]

Chili Pasta Bake

Chili Pasta Bake

Our church is experiencing a flurry of new babies and I'm on the team that delivers meals to new mamas! I adore getting to see the tiny humans when I drop off the meal and I LOVE getting to serve new moms in this way. A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of taking a meal to a family I hadn't met who just had their first little girl...a fiery little red head. She was so sweet … [Read more...]

Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Noodles

Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Noodles Recipe

Because sometimes spaghetti with meat sauce just gets old.  Y'all. I love garlic. I love cooking with it and add it to anything that it makes sense to add to. Last year, when I was super-preggers with Cuatro, the entire family got the flu. I had had my flu shot so figured it wouldn't get it. After all 4 of my guys started to feel better, I was hit with it. I knew right away … [Read more...]